Title: The path of least resistance - from Euclid to Schwarz and plateau
Speaker: Kaushal Verma (IISc Mathematics)
Date: 21 December 2018
Time: 4 pm
Venue: LH-1, Mathematics Department

This will be an elementary introduction to the Calculus of Variations, a mathematical theory that provides the basis for understanding physical phenomena. Starting with Euclid, the talk will attempt to describe some aspects of this theory, with examples.

Contact: +91 (80) 2293 2711, +91 (80) 2293 2265 ;     E-mail: chair.math[at]iisc[dot]ac[dot]in
Last updated: 17 Jun 2019